What color is your wardrobe?

There was a time when black dominated my wardrobe. Rightly or wrongly, I was led to believe black was the magic color to appear smarter and be taken more seriously at work. More importantly though, black was the perfect camouflage for that spare tire wrapped around my middle holding 3 kids worth of mommy fat.

Don’t get me wrong. Black is beautiful. I love it. But only for evening wear. For day wear, black has long ceased to be a practical color for me in my job as taxi driver to my kids.

Let me tell you, dashing in and out of the house (and sun) every other hour of the day like I do, black is a killer at absorbing heat and firing up those sweat glands. There goes my secret to staying slim without exercise 😆 . Nah, I’m only kidding.

Truth is even if I weren’t living in this perpetual sauna, black still wouldn’t be the primary color of my wardrobe. I love color too much. I mean, what’s life without color? Not much fun, right?

I love my fuchsias, turquoises, teals, pinks, purples, greens, yellows, oranges, whites and greys. Anything bright and definitive. The darker shades, the wimpy pastels, not much at all. And browns, nah, I don’t do browns. at. all.

Your turn…

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13 Comments

  • Mimi

    I love bright colors but most thing in my closet aren’t:(
    Im your new follower from blog hop! Hope you follow me back too!

    mizudeyi.blogspot.com

  • JB

    I love bright colors too!! I have a few staple wardrobe items that are black but other than that I’m all about color!

    I found you from the blog hop and I’m a new follower via GFC. I would love it if you would follow me back!

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    Thanks 🙂

    ~JB

  • Michelle Pegram

    While I have a variety of colors, I love all shades blue and it’s definitely the dominate color in my wardrobe! Also, thanks for participating in our Wild Card hop. Have a great week!

  • carla

    lol. I’m still in my black phase…I am trying to get away from all black, but (sigh!) it’s just SOOOO easy and hides stains so well!!!
    🙂

  • carla

    Thanks for stopping by last week! 🙂
    I “featured” your response to my romaine lettuce question! 🙂
    mrsnonoknows.blogspot.com/2011/06/whats-for-dinner-this-week-week-of_12.html
    See you later!
    🙂

  • Meryl

    Nice to meet you. I am like you. Mostly black, to hide my tire, but am stepping out into color (little by litte) and loving it. After posting this, I’ll be your newest follower. Looking forward to more.

  • Charmaine

    Depends on the season. In autumn, I was wearing aubergines. This winter, I seem to be wearing grey suits with bright coloured tops. In summer, it’s more colourful with blues and reds.

  • Michelle

    I wear soooo much black. I can do entirely black loads of laundry when I wash darks. I’m following from the Mingle Monday hop. Come visit me back!

    Michelle @ thingssentmyway.com